Breastfeeding is a learned skill for both mum and baby, and it's very common to need a bit of extra support before you both become experts.
If you are worried about how your baby is feeding, ask to have a breastfeeding assessment.
A video about going out and about with your baby.
Watch this video about common breastfeeding difficulties and tips for overcoming them.
A video with suggestions if you are considering returning to work.
A video to watch on the importance of support from partners, family and supporters.
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